Skip to Main Content
← Back to Jobs

Equipment Operator

Lake County Government Eagle ,CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Lake County Government in Leadville, CO is seeking an Operator for our Public Works Department. This full-time position performs skilled labor and operations of heavy equipment for the maintenance of streets, drainage, and bridges throughout Lake County

Essential Duties and Abilities include:

  • Operating trucks and equipment of various sizes and weights for loading, hauling, and unloading of equipment, materials, and supplies in accordance with safety policies & procedures.
  • Operating of trucks, snowplows, and heavy equipment to keep roadways cleared during winter months and salting of roadways when appropriate by the Department Director’s instruction.
  • Assisting with digging of trenches, grading roads and with other Public Works projects
  • Performing daily inspections of equipment for safety, cleanliness and regularly scheduled maintenance to ensure optimum performance and longevity of company equipment
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and able to read and follow written and verbal instructions.


  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Ability to communicate to mechanics and to Supervisors regarding equipment maintenance and repairs by use of forms and electronically via a tablet
  • A strong work ethic
  • A clean motor vehicles record
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug & alcohol testing as well as random drug testing throughout employment as required by Department of Transportation
  • Possess a Class A or B CDL license – or obtain within first 90 days of employment. A 46-MSHA Certification is not required but highly desired.

Physical Requirements:

Able to work with power tools and various indoor and outdoor environments, including inclement weather, for extended periods of time.

Ability to frequently lift and/or carry and push/pull up to 75lbs with and without equipment assistance

All interested candidates submit your resume to: Attention: PW Operator

Lake County Government is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace the diversity of our workforce; therefore, all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Lake County Government

Why Work Here?

We focus our core values to be intentional by learning from our history & leveraging the expertise of a cooperative & visionary leaders


Eagle, CO